Fall Back This Weekend! How will you Spend Your Hour?

Fall Back! This weekend we move our clocks back an hour to end Daylight Savings Time.  So, it is time to back up the clock an hour.  We say “fall back” to help us remember how the clock changes.   While I am not a big fan of the shorter days of winter, I...

Evernote and TaskClone Gave this Executive back his Weekends!

Last week, I met with an company executive of a large company regarding Evernote.  I discovered he hit the ground running with Evernote.  He had been using it to take all of his meeting notes with his team.  Throughout the summer, he used Evernote to collect all of...

Disable Notifications to Save Time, Energy and Focus

  What is constantly begging for your attention, and what gets your attention?  Those pesky pop-ups, bells, and whistles to notify us of a new email, Facebook message or news article get our attention.  Turning them off on your desktop, tablet and phone can save you...

5 Quick Office Organizing Tips (with the biggest time-savings)

              It is our 5th Anniversary!  We are celebrating our 5th anniversary this month!   Woo-hoo!! In the spirit of our 5th birthday, I am sharing my top 5 quick office organizing tips which have the biggest time saving pay-off.  My...

Back to School Organizing Tips

The weeks, days and hours leading up to going back to school can be chaotic, busy and overwhelming. The following back to school organizing tips for your kids, your schedule and your home will help you transition into the school year easily . First, prepare your kids...

How I Use the AnyList™ App to Stay Organized

I was talking with a friend of mine last week about grocery lists, gift lists and shopping.  The conversation with my friend has prompted me to share with you one of the organization tools I use the most to help me stay organized. My friend and I were talking about...

How to Take Control of Your Calendar

“I cannot do my work, respond to emails and make my calls, because I am in meetings or on conference calls all day.”  I hear comments similar to this frequently.  Meetings, business reviews, and conference calls take up the majority of my clients’...

Recycle & Clean-up Day April 16th

Spring cleaning time is here, and this week is a great time to clear out some unwanted clutter and recycle it during the Great American Cleanup on Saturday.  The City of Allen has scheduled a big recycling event  on April 16th from 8-1pm.  This event is held every...

5 Week Organizing Challenge

As a member of Faithful Organizers, I am excited to announce a new 5 week organizing challenge called “March Toward Simplicity”.  I encourage all of you to join me in the month of March to clear out some clutter, and tackle some of your productivity...

Stop Procrastinating and Get Started on Your Goals

Procrastinating is a Time Management Challenge It seems like New Year’s Eve was a week ago.  It is hard to believe that January is gone, and we are looking toward the spring.  It is not too late to start working toward those goals and ideas you had at the...

How to Organize Files for Maximum Productivity in 4 Easy Steps

Taking the time to organize files makes finding and accessing documents painless.  Usually, filing is one of the most procrastinated and daunting jobs in the office.   It is easy to let it stack up on your desk, floor, credenza and filing cabinets.  I find with many...